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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Animal Recovery Mission

A vanguard animal defense organization

two stars

75.03

P.O. Box 403344 Miami Beach, FL 33140
tel: (786) 877-2013   Web Site
EIN: 30-0602348

CEO
Richard Couto
Founder, Chief Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 75.03 two stars
  Financial 73.22 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 77.00 two stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in 2010, The Animal Recovery Mission (ARM) is a vanguard not-for-profit organization, dedicated to eliminating extreme animal cruelty operations worldwide. Our mission is to be an uncompromising defending force for the welfare of animals,  in addition to putting an end to and preventing pain, suffering and torture inflicted as a result of inhumane practices.

ARM implements direct-action tactics to investigate, document and expose illegal activities of animal cruelty. The organization's main goals are to improve the quality of life for animals and educate the public. The end result will raise awareness of the unforeseen ethical, social and environmental implications of animal abuse and produce effective changes in the treatment of defenseless animals.

Established in 2010, The Animal Recovery Mission (ARM) is a vanguard not-for-profit organization, dedicated to eliminating extreme animal cruelty operations worldwide. Our mission is to be an uncompromising defending force for the welfare of animals,  in addition to putting an end to and preventing pain, suffering and torture inflicted as a result of inhumane practices.

ARM implements direct-action tactics to investigate, document and expose illegal activities of animal cruelty. The organization's main goals are to improve the quality of life for animals and educate the public. The end result will raise awareness of the unforeseen ethical, social and environmental implications of animal abuse and produce effective changes in the treatment of defenseless animals.

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Financial

two stars

73.22

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

77.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
61.3%
  Administrative Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 32.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.25
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.01
  Program Expenses Growth 22.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Animal Recovery Mission on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Animal Recovery Mission on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Animal Recovery Mission (FL) 75.03 two stars
FixNation (CA) 91.07 four stars
Animal Welfare Society (ME) 95.24 four stars
Front Range Equine Rescue (FL) 92.61 four stars
Homeward Pet Adoption Center (WA) 86.71 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,651,746
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,651,746
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,651,746
   Other Revenue $-6,151
TOTAL REVENUE $2,645,595
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,400,592
   Administrative Expenses $128,264
   Fundraising Expenses $573,468
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,102,324
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $543,271
   
Net Assets $1,611,521

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Investigative Animal Defense $1,400,592 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 75.03 two stars
2018-12 03/01/2020 71.56 two stars
2017-12 10/01/2019 55.62 one star
2017-12 02/01/2019 55.69 one star
2016-12 07/01/2018 51.46 zero star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 30-0602348
Name in IRS Master File ANIMAL RECOVERY MISSION
NTEE Code D20
NTEE Classification Animal Protection and Welfare
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Organization to Prevent Cruelty to Animals
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date May, 2010
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$84,500 4.01% Richard Couto President, CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Animal Recovery Mission (FL) 75.03 two stars
Idaho Humane Society (ID) 93.66 four stars
Vegan Outreach (CA) 89.86 three stars
Petfinder Foundation (AZ) 92.92 four stars
Catskill Animal Sanctuary (NY) 95.64 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Animal Recovery Mission
P.O. Box 403344
Miami Beach, FL 33140
tel: (786) 877-2013
EIN: 30-0602348

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CEO

Richard Couto
Founder, Chief Executive Director

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